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Gold Futures Settlements

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Month Open High Low Last Change Settle Estimated Volume Prior Day Open Interest
JLY 15 1171.1 1173.0 1162.2 1167.3 +9.9 1172.9 634 174
AUG 15 1173.2 1174.4 1161.9 1169.3 +9.7 1173.2 142,256 281,148
SEP 15 1173.5 1174.1 1162.5 1169.5B +9.6 1173.7 78 35
OCT 15 1173.3 1175.2 1163.2 1168.5 +9.7 1174.3 3,666 13,915
DEC 15 1174.2 1175.7 1165.0 1171.7 +9.7 1175.5 5,745 84,439
FEB 16 1175.4 1176.7B 1166.8A 1175.4 +9.7 1176.6 423 17,307
APR 16 1169.3 1177.9B 1169.3 1177.0A +9.6 1177.8 259 12,681
JUN 16 1168.6 1179.0 1168.6 1174.9 +9.5 1178.9 398 9,555
AUG 16 1171.3 1179.9 1171.3 1179.5 +9.5 1180.2 12 1,533
OCT 16 1176.0 1176.0 1176.0 1176.0 +9.4 1181.7 1 1,316
DEC 16 1182.9 1183.0 1174.1 1182.5 +9.3 1183.3 161 11,234
FEB 17 - - - - +9.3 1185.4 0 152
APR 17 - - - - +9.3 1187.5 0 4
JUN 17 - - - - +9.3 1189.7 0 3,508
DEC 17 - - - - +9.3 1198.0 7 4,562
JUN 18 - - - - +9.1 1207.5 0 2,839
DEC 18 - - - - +9.1 1218.0 0 880
JUN 19 - - - - +9.1 1229.4 0 2
DEC 19 - - - - +9.1 1241.6 0 957
JUN 20 - - - - +9.1 1254.6 0 8
DEC 20 - - - - +9.1 1270.6 0 19
JUN 21 - - - - +9.1 1282.6 0 0
Total 153,640 446,268

About Gold

Gold futures are hedging tools for commercial producers and users of gold. They also provide global gold price discovery and opportunities for portfolio diversification. In addition, they:

  • Offer ongoing trading opportunities, since gold prices respond quickly to political and economic events
  • Serve as an alternative to investing in gold bullion, coins, and mining stocks

Things to know about the contracts:

  • Physically delivered
  • Block-trade eligible
  • American-style options
  • Can be traded off-exchange for clearing only through CME ClearPort